Schmitz Funeral Home of Farmington obituary – Stanley James Barrows, Sr., 68, Bonaparte

Stanley James Barrows, Sr., 68, of Bonaparte, Iowa, passed away at 8:12 a.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at his home in Bonaparte.

He was born on May 12, 1953, in Oneonta, New York, the son of Kenneth Leroy and Pearl Leona (Warner) Barrows. He was married to Gale Emma Vermeesch, who preceded him in death.

Survivors include his children: Lena Tuttle Barrows, Melissa Carlson Barrows, Peggy Barrows, Crystal Becker, Stanley Barrows, Jr., John (Colleen) Stuzman, James Humphrey, and Amanda Moneypenny; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Elwood (Janice) Barrows, Lloyd Barrows, Janet (Steve Cross) Burke, Kathy Casey, Jack (Grace) Barrows and Karen (Larry) Bevard. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; loving wife: Gale; three grandchildren; brother Kenneth Barrows; brother-in-law: JR Burke and three son-in-laws: Shane Tuttle, Gary Carlson and Lewie Greer.

Stanley enjoyed puzzles, playing cards, going to auctions and sale barns, spending time with his family and friends. His grandchildren were of utmost importance to him.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 10, 2022, at Schmitz Funeral Home in Farmington.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 10, 2022, at Schmitz Funeral Home in Farmington with Pastor Sally Barrett officiating.

Burial will be at the Bonaparte, Cemetery.

A memorial has been established in his memory and can be mailed to the family at: Crystal Becker, P.O. Box 87, Bonaparte, Iowa 52620.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzfuneralhomes.com. Schmitz Funeral Home of Farmington is assisting the family with arrangements.

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